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Business News Data Source

The Business News data source is a plugin for Grafana that retrieves RSS/Atom feeds and allows visualizing them using Dynamic Text and other panels.

News feed tutorial for Grafana Dashboard.


  • Business News Data Source 4.X requires Grafana 10 or Grafana 11.
  • RSS/Atom Data Source 3.X requires Grafana 9 or Grafana 10.
  • RSS/Atom Data Source 2.X requires Grafana 8.5 or Grafana 9.
  • RSS/Atom Data Source 1.X requires Grafana 8.

Getting Started

The Business News data source can be installed from the Grafana Catalog or utilizing the Grafana command line tool.

For the latter, please use the following command.

grafana-cli plugins install volkovlabs-rss-datasource


  • Supports RSS 2.0, RSS 1.0 and Atom.
  • Works with Dynamic Text visualization panel.
  • Returns Channel (Feed) data, Items (Entries) or both as separate data frames.
  • Extract and parse as additional fields:
    • Image from Meta.
    • H4 and Image from the Encoded content.
    • Media:Group for YouTube.
  • Filter items/entries based on the selected Time Range.
  • Allows specifying Query parameters with dashboard variables.
Data source allows to visualize RSS/Atom feeds on Grafana dashboard.
Data source allows to visualize RSS/Atom feeds on Grafana dashboard.


Dynamic TextDemonstrates how to display feed using Dynamic Text panel.
ProvisioningDemonstrates how to automatically provision the Data Source.
Release NotesStay up to date with the latest features and updates.


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